KARACHI: Karachi Electricity Supply Company (KESC) warned on Thursday that load shedding might increase up to fourteen hours due to limited gas supply.
The report was confirmed by Chief Financial Officer of KESC, Tayyab Tareen during a press conference where he commented that gas supply to the power sector is limited whereas it is being sufficiently provided to other sectors.
Tareen also said electricity produced through oil furnaces will cause an increase the power tariff by four rupees.
Tareen added that KESC requires 200 MMCFD gas and if this is not provided, then the urban and rural areas would face 14 hours of load shedding while the industrial sector would face 12 hours of load shedding.
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